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Brighton, Wisconsin

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The location of Brighton

Welcome to Brighton ...

Brighton is located in Kenosha County.

The location of Brighton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Brighton is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Brighton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Brighton is located in the (262) area code.

Communities near Brighton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Brighton and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Grayslake (IL)   [Map]   20,957   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gurnee (IL)   [Map]   30,767   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Round Lake Beach (IL)   [Map]   27,607   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Zion (IL)   [Map]   23,952   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Caledonia   [Map]   25,002   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Franklin   [Map]   36,143   N   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Brighton.

Communities Also Named Brighton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 55 communities that are also named Brighton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado (2), Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York (4), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (4), Ohio (6), Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Brighton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Brighton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brighton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brighton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Brighton:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brighton ...

Looking for more information about Brighton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Brighton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Brighton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Brighton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Kenosha County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brighton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Kenosha County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brighton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brighton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brighton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6292, Longitude: -88.0998     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brighton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brighton.

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